LEGO STEM Activities

LEGO STEM Activities

LEGOs have stood the test of time. Even with competing video and computer games, most kids still love building with bricks. These fun LEGO STEM activities give children hands-on practice with science, technology, engineering, and math - skills they'll rely...

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4 Seasons STEM Cards

4 Seasons STEM Cards

Want an easy way to sneak some STEM learning into your building center or LEGO bin? These 4 seasons challenge cards are the perfect solution. Kids simply grab one and start to build. Or, for students who are ready for a challenge, have them map out their STEM design...

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Free Geoboard Challenges

Free Geoboard Challenges

Geoboards are a motivating, hands-on way to work on so many STEM skills at once - 2D shapes, measuring, counting, angles, scaling... Add these free geoboard challenges to your collection and then hop over and join The Plato Pack to get HUNDREDS of STEM centers your...

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The Ultimate Guide to STEM Boxes

The Ultimate Guide to STEM Boxes

Whether you're creating Makerspaces, STEM centers or early finisher activities, these tips and tricks make it so easy to pull together effective and engaging STEM boxes in your primary classroom or homeschool. P.S. Grab our popular Endless STEM Challenge Bundle HERE! ...

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Christmas Tree Geoboard

Christmas Tree Geoboard

This Christmas tree geoboard is a fun way to help little mathematicians explore shapes and geometry while they strengthen those little fingers.  Often seen in preschool classrooms, geoboards are an amazing math manipulative that helps explore not only shapes, but...

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Pumpkin STEM Structures

Pumpkin STEM Structures

The kids loved using our STEM challenge cards to build toothpick and playdough structures a couple months ago so I was eager to pull them out again. This time though, I wanted to add in a fun fall-themed twist, so I swapped out our playdough for a bag of candy...

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Famous Landmark STEM Challenge

Famous Landmark STEM Challenge

My kids are in love with obsessed with LEGOS so anytime I can add them into a learning activity, I know it's going to be a hit. I wanted to find an easy way to incorporate STEM engineering skills into their building routine so I pulled together a batch of 47 cards...

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STEM Jellybean Structures

STEM Jellybean Structures

Jelly beans + toothpicks = an afternoon of engineering fun! My six year old has been learning all about 2 and 3 dimensional shapes in Kindergarten at school and building jellybean structures was a deliciously entertaining way to reinforce her learning at home. Follow...

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Hot Wheels Race Track

Hot Wheels Race Track

My boys are big Hot Wheels fans so challenging them to create a paper towel race track was a no-brainer! They loved seeing how fast they could make their cars zoom and I loved that the motivating STEM activity was helping them develop important engineering skills....

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50+ Genius STEM Activities for Kids

50+ Genius STEM Activities for Kids

With a name like The STEM Laboratory, it's no surprise that we're obsessed about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activities for kids. These 50+ STEM projects are sure to keep little scientists engaged, learning and well-prepared for their STEM-filled...

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